On this day, Black Skimmers were going up and down the shoreline scooping up any small fish within their grasp.
If there is standing water anywhere in Florida, fresh, salt or brackish (mix of fresh & salt), an American alligator could be lurking. Just like any wild animal, you don’t feed them and in most cases they will not bother you.
Chubby Wise claimed the song for years and played it on the Grand Ole Opry every week. Ervin Rouse (the writer) and Wise took a trip to Jacksonville, Florida, boarding and touring the train, Orange Blossom Special at the Jacksonville Terminal.
Greetings with masks doned
Eyes smiling from both of us
Humor moves us forward
Nerves nearly worn thin
Greetings wash all fears away
Moments of normal
Photo of this Great Egret was taken at Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa, Florida where the Hillsborough River flows into the nooks & crannies of the Cypress swamp of the county park. The park is filled with all kinds of wildlife including insects such as butterflies, birds, turtles, alligators and so much more.
Hee Haw was an American television variety show featuring country music and humor as portrayed by the folks from fictional Kornfield Kounty. It was hosted by Roy Clark & Buck Owens. Each week, the characters on the show would entertain us with their skits and jokes.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge
This was another moment I got down on my knees in the sand to capture a bird at eye level. He or she was a tricky one as he or she couldn’t make up his or her mind as to which way he or she wanted to go. The waves changed and started crashing up against him or her before he or she could retreat. It was a lot of patience and humorous to watch.
Let the heavens open up! Layers of clouds with multi shades of warm yellows illuminate behind a dark storm cloud. The light opens up touching the earth below. I have attached the full image to open up the perspective of the full moment. Day… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Perspective – Rays of Light”
Is this my good side? Check us out in black and white on Cee’s Black & White Challenge – Backs of Things from earlier this week. We can be found in person at the Jacksonville Zoo. Day 29 – Squares – Perspective Click the… Continue Reading “SQUARES – Perspective – Elephant Booty”
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